A prolific businesswoman and executive, Bonnie Brooks has served as Vice-Chairman of Hudson’s Bay Company, as well as CEO of the department store arm of Hudson’s Bay. She’s the first woman to hold both those positions, and is also responsible for modernizing Hong Kong’s Lane Crawford department stores, during her 10-year tenure there as president. She is also a member of the Order of Canada.
Devon is the co-founder of Blo, the world’s first and largest franchise of blow dry bars, with over 90 locations around the world. In 2017 she was named Business in Vancouver’s “Top Forty Under Forty,” and is the youngest ever mentor to join Futurepreneur, Canada’s leading youth mentorship program. Her newest venture is Sphere, a first-to-market technology enhancing the experience of personal coaching.
In addition to this year’s keynote speakers, CPFC18 includes a range of personal finance experts, authors and representatives ready to share their insights and advice on the latest news, tools and trends.
Founder, Always Save Money
Co-Founder & CEO, The Ten Spot
Co-Founder & CEO, Wealthsimple
Personal Finance Columnist, Toronto Star
Money Expert for CTV and The Social
Chief Digital Officer, EQ Bank
Personal Finance Expert
Co-Founder & CEO, 6IXMAN CO.
Personal Finance Educator for an Aging Society
Founder, This Renegade Love
Accredited Financial Counsellor Canada
VP Strategy & Brand, Capital One Canada
CEO, Credit Canada Debt Solutions
Director, Alternate Solutions Group
VP of Product and Corporate Development, Equitable Bank